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Breaking: Farewell, Phil- GROUNDHOG DAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This SeptemberBreaking: Farewell, Phil- GROUNDHOG DAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Today, Tuesday, August 15 at 6:15pm, the producers of the Olivier Award-winning Best New MusicalGroundhog Day, which opened on Broadway to critical acclaim this spring, announced that the show will end its run at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) on Sunday, September 17, following 176 performances and 32 previews. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry GalaThe Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

As The Royal Conservatory of Music's 2017-18 concert season is set to begin, five of the upcoming Koerner Hall concerts are already sold out, including the Season Gala concert with Hollywood star Bill Murray and his friends Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017
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The Second City Brings New Show to Cape Playhouse 9/5- 9 !The Second City Brings New Show to Cape Playhouse 9/5- 9 !
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Second City, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater, returns to The Cape Playhouse for a special fall engagement with a new show, The Best of The Second City. This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City's 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more-- as well as their trademark improvisation. Come see where it all began during this special 5- performance engagement, playing September 5-9. (more...)

Broadway's J. Elaine Marcos' Solo Show Debuts at Rockwell Table & StageBroadway's J. Elaine Marcos' Solo Show Debuts at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

After making her mark in the 2017 CBS Diversity Showcase earlier this year, Broadway's J. Elaine Marcos will be debuting her solo show, 'What I Did for..a Job' at Rockwell Table & Stage on September 11th, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Bill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate ShowBill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate Show
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2017

Actor Bill Murray made headlines this week as he made multiple trips to revisit one of his finest roles in the musical version of his iconic film Groundhog Day on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 10th, 2017: THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Opens, Bill Murray Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY, and More!BWW Morning Brief August 10th, 2017: THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Opens, Bill Murray Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 10, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Michael Moore's THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER officially opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

What Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a RowWhat Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

OFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This FallOFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto proudly presents the stellar line-up for its Fall 2017-2018 Arts & Dialogues series, featuring world-renowned musicians, artists, and a host of fascinating thinkers, doers, and innovators. Beginning in September and continuing through December, the OFJCC will host spectacular performances from globally acclaimed instrumentalists such as Israeli cellist Amit Peled and Yeshiva University's The Maccabeats a cappella phenomena. The Jazz Giants series will have audience members swaying along to the mesmerizing sounds of trumpeter Avishai Cohen, and the infectious rhythms of multi-award-winning jazz pianist Kenny Barron. Families will love the whimsical and interactive Amazing Bubble Man, and the much-anticipated return of Opera for Families provides an enriching introduction to the art form for youth of all ages. In December, acclaimed actor Bill Murray will charm audiences with his unique brand of wit in a rare live performance with distinguished German cellist Jan Vogler, in a one-of-a-kind experience combining literature and classical music. (more...)

Civilized, The Second City and The Montalban Theatre Announce Partnership and September Dates of ALWAYS LEGAL TO LAUGHCivilized, The Second City and The Montalban Theatre Announce Partnership and September Dates of ALWAYS LEGAL TO LAUGH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Civilized, The Second City and the historic Montalban Theatre will present the first of a series of comedy events on September 28 and 29, with live shows featuring iconic material from The Second City archives, original sketches about modern cannabis culture, and The Second City's world-famous improvisation. (more...)

Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield Announce Debut Collaborative AlbumKermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield Announce Debut Collaborative Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Basin Street Records has announced forthcoming the collaborative album between its two most recorded artists, Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield, A Beautiful World, out September 22. (more...)

Kimmel Center Announces New Events for the 2017-18 SeasonKimmel Center Announces New Events for the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces over 20 newly booked events to accompany the already-announced 2017-18 season. Highlights include internationally-acclaimed stars of rock, comedy, dance, and even politics as well as Tony Award-nominated Broadway titles. Tickets for these shows are on sale now to Kimmel Center members and will be available to the general public on September 9. Membership starts at $75 and guarantees access to the best seats.  The below shows are in addition to the previously announced lineup including over 40 shows. (more...)

ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Return to Brooklyn, NY This OctoberABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to Return to Brooklyn, NY This October
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE returns to Brooklyn, New York, for five original shows starting MONDAY, OCTOBER 16. The show will tape before a live audience from the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House. This will be the third time that Kimmel and his show have broadcast from BAM. (more...)

Songwriter/Musician Jean Caffeine Unveils Video for 'All Girl Band'Songwriter/Musician Jean Caffeine Unveils Video for 'All Girl Band'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

From drumming to all girl bands to honky tonking, singer/songwriter/musician Jean Caffeine has lived nine fascinating lives. (more...)

BWW Review: 2017 FESTIVAL NAPA VALLEY - An Exceptional Ten Days Pairing the Best in Wine, Food and EntertainmentBWW Review: 2017 FESTIVAL NAPA VALLEY - An Exceptional Ten Days Pairing the Best in Wine, Food and Entertainment
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 24, 2017

The 2017 FESTIVAL NAPA VALLEY just wrapped up their 12th year, transforming California's wine country into a multi-cultural 10-day celebration, pairing the world's most talented artists -- from classical musicians to famous comedians and Hollywood personalities to Broadway and opera stars to world renowned dancers and more -- with the region's finest food and wines. Featuring nearly 60 events in 30 venues spanning 10 days, Festival Napa Valley provides entertainment and curated food and wine events to suit every taste, budget, and experience. (more...)

Steve Martin, John Mulaney, Martin Short & More Will Honor David Letterman with Mark Twain PrizeSteve Martin, John Mulaney, Martin Short & More Will Honor David Letterman with Mark Twain Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A lineup of leading performers, including Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Martin, John Mulaney, Bill Murray, Paul Shaffer, Martin Short, Sarah Silverman, Eddie Vedder, and others will salute David Letterman at the 20th annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. The 20th Anniversary program will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of Letterman, and will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C. The program will air on PBS stations as David Letterman: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide on Monday, November 20 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

VIDEO: Bill Murray Takes on a PORGY AND BESS Tune and More in New TimesTalkVIDEO: Bill Murray Takes on a PORGY AND BESS Tune and More in New TimesTalk
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2017

Actor Bill Murray joined Jan Vogler and friends for a TimesTalk about their upcoming musical and literary collaboration, and treat audiences to a special sneak peek performance of repertoire featured on their forthcoming recording, 'New Worlds,' to be released this September on Decca Gold. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rare Orion of Greater Lewisville Community Theatre's MEMPHISBWW Interviews: Rare Orion of Greater Lewisville Community Theatre's MEMPHIS
by Christina Hoth - Jun 29, 2017

You may have not heard of DFW Community Theatre's newest leading man, Rare Orion, yet.  In the short 20 months of his theatre career, this unique actor's dance card has been steadily booked.  Now, he's looking to expand his body of work beyond his home town theatre.   (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast RecordingsBWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 10, 2017

Happy Tonys season BroadwayWorld! Is your CD collection and iPod Tonys ready? The big show-the 71th annual Tony Awards-is just over 24 hours away! Naturally, New York City and theatre fans across the world are excitedly buzzing about this year's ceremonies, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8/7c on CBS. As always, this Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

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